Get a smart start in banking with us

The Swiss banking industry is undergoing a major makeover. Therefore, talented beginners as well as specialists from wide-ranging departments are in demand. And it is precisely by offering modular further education that we make sure you are set for your career in banking. The BFE (Banking & Finance Essentials) certification course provides you with the basics of the banking business.

Banking & Finance Essentials

Benefit from our know-how as Swiss banks’ leading training partner

The banking world offers multi-faceted development and career opportunities. BFE is the adult education programme recommended by the Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) and moreover qualifies you to enter degree programmes at the Höhere Fachschule Bank und Finanz (HFBF). Our trainers are proven experts from the field who help you put knowledge into practice.

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Linda Wegmüller

Program Manager Basic Banking Expertise (BBE)

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Our method

Your key to success is our unique training concept

To succeed professionally, you need to know and exploit your individual potential. BFE is taught using the Connected Learning method, a unique approach in Switzerland that cements knowledge and ability to the same extent.

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BFE Course

Your advantages

Expand your skills systematically

Time and space restrictions do not apply in contemporary learning. BFE further occupational training can be adapted to your personal situation: it is you who decide how fast you learn and you who select the module and the combination of live instruction and distance learning that suits you.


Seize the opportunities of digital learning

The intuitive CYPnet platform ensures a high level of learning success by binding the actual place of instruction and the digital course content. Test, structure and document your progress while benefiting from e-media, videos and exercises with clear practical applications. Users receive specialist support at all times from CYP experts.

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Giving you the know-how you need

In a high-pressured industry, further education requires great flexibility. Set the pace of training yourself, in line with your professional situation. The modules are organised into e-learning units. You will benefit from the innovative CYPnet learning platform, where the knowledge transfer is structured, orderly and mobile.

What our participants say (german)